Ipswich Housing Action Group (ihAg)

More than just a homeless charity

When basic needs, such as warmth, food, belongings, company and a place to call home are at risk, we can help. Whether it’s money advice, supported housing for single people, signposting to other support organisations or a simple hello, we are there.

We believe in action. Action against the causes of homelessness. Supporting individuals to take action to help themselves. Action to prevent people losing their homes.

We’ve been taking action since 1976. Our action helps over 3,000 people a year across Ipswich.

"Everything just got on top of me, and I was worried I'd lose my home. Asking for help was hard, but I'm glad I did.”

Find out how ihAg helped ‘N’ after Covid-19 impacted her income ...

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We believe every person should have access to a safe home to call their own, and should receive the right support for them, at the right time, to enable them to maintain their home and achieve a level of independency that is right for them.

Hear more from Jools Ramsey, ihAg’s Chief Executive Officer.

“Being alone in my room for weeks on end was just awful - the boredom packs really helped, and it was great to get back and see your staff at the weekends when it was safe .”

Find out how ihAg helped ‘B’ after he struggled during lockdown.

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With so many redundancies at the moment, life can be tough for a lot of households.

Our Money Advisers are ready to take your call, listen and support you through the worst of times.

The global pandemic may restrict our ability to meet in groups but it won't stop us supporting people affected by financial hardship. The Chapman Centre and our outreach team are still actively offering help.

Sadly, single people facing a life without a permanent home are increasingly finding it hard to access council housing.

Our 14 houses provide the council with much needed living space to meet this need.

Sometimes life can be difficult. Bereavement, redundancy, divorce, addiction, debt are just a few of the challenges people face. When difficulty comes, do you have a support network to help you through?

At ihAg, we are part of the support. To continue our life changing work beyond helping the homeless, we need your support. Donating time, money or goods can make all the difference to the support we offer.